Moving to bigger things at five New play-based kits are helping families give young children a smoother ride when starting school. The transition-to-school kits come with an info sheet with activities for parents and carers to play alongside their children.
Eurobodalla bridges on road to recovery Many of the shire’s small communities were isolated after the bushfires damaged or destroyed 18 timber bridges across the Eurobodalla, at a cost of about $8 million. Six months on, the council team has finished restoring four bridges, has contracts let for a further three and has two out for tender.
Look after your tackle Local and visiting fishers are being urged to ‘look after their tackle’ in a new nationwide campaign aimed at reducing lost fishing line in waterways.
Tuesday 30 June 2020
Grants to lift community’s spirit Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects and events to celebrate, re-invigorate and strengthen Eurobodalla’s communities. The grants aim to stimulate the shire’s social and economic recovery following the devastating bushfires
Monday 29 June 2020
Local voices heard at bushfire royal commission Eurobodalla Council is ensuring local voices are heard as the NSW Bushfire Inquiry wraps up and the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements continues its public hearings.
Street meet in Mogo Stakeholder meetings to rebuild Mogo’s fire-ravaged commercial buildings are underway, with the broader village community invited to take part in a short online survey.
More help to rebuild after fires Eurobodalla Mayor Liz Innes is proposing Eurobodalla Council allocate $200,000 of Disaster Recovery Funding from the Commonwealth Government to help property owners significantly affected by the bushfires with the cost of DA fees to rebuild their homes.
Low numbers of flying foxes no surprise Last November saw grey-headed flying foxes arriving back to Eurobodalla from their northern migration, only to face even tougher times here as extreme conditions overtook the shire.
Monday 15 June 2020
History and duty combine to lift spirits Restoration of an historic monument recognising the actions of a police constable who defended the village store against bushrangers is lifting spirits at Nerrigundah.
What’s your Plan B? Road safety officer Kate McDougall says rules around drink driving are clear but with pandemic restrictions easing now is the perfect time to brush up.
Make a date with waste calendar The 2020-21 Household Waste and Recycling Calendar is currently being delivered to households across the shire. If you prefer, you can download a copy.
New heart of the Garden When the Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Garden reopens to the public, new themed display gardens that will feature plants from our region and showcase how they can be used in anyone’s front yard.
Don’t stand alone on solar New regulations allowing energy providers to power their customers with stand-alone systems could see a rise in the number of Eurobodalla homes powered by solar.
Tuesday 2 June 2020
Night works for Beach Road next week Night works between Tuesday 9 and Friday 12 June next week will see asphalting of the section of Beach Road between the Batemans Bay Marina and Club Catalina.
Friday 29 May 2020
Playgrounds and customer areas opening up Our Moruya administration building reopens to the public on Monday with additional safety measures for staff and customers. Please keep doing business with us over the phone or online if possible.
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Stop before you chop We’re seeing a big increase in tree clearing complaints. While there can be legitimate reasons to clear, land owners should check first to avoid big fines – we’ve already issued a number of cautions this year.
Shire cats, the hunt is over In a few short years, CatBibs have gained credence across the shire as an effective way to stop cats harassing wild animals and birds.
Tuesday 26 May 2020
Keeping older drivers safe Eurobodalla drivers aged 65 and over are invited to an online forum with easy access to expert advice from representatives of the Centre for Road Safety, the Batemans Bay highway patrol, and Service NSW.
Monday 25 May 2020
More than child’s play at Sandy Place Work on new park facilities at Sandy Place Reserve, Long Beach, begins on Monday 1 June, with an exciting design and activity spaces for the whole family.
Thursday 21 May 2020
Capturing our share of visitors COVID-19 travel restrictions within New South Wales will lift from 1 June, and Eurobodalla Council is poised to restart promoting the region as a must-visit holiday destination.